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Economic, social and cultural rights in India: Opportunities for advocacy in intellectual property rights
Economic, social and cultural rights in India: Opportunities for advocacy in intellectual property rights 05 December 2016

This three-part case study contemplates the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) through aspects of intellectual property in India, namely, mobile patents, free and open source software (FOSS), and India’s Traditional Knowledge Digital Library.

Mobile Phones for Social Change and Behavioural Change: A compendium of 100+ initiatives in India
Mobile Phones for Social Change and Behavioural Change: A compendium of 100+ initiatives in India 26 October 2016

DEF and UNICEF India initiated a project, Mobiles for Social and Behaviour Change, to explore various projects where mobiles are being effectively used by frontline workers in the areas of health, education, nutrition, child protection, and monitoring and training of frontline workers.

The mBillionth award: Promoting excellence  in mobile media in South Asia
The mBillionth award: Promoting excellence in mobile media in South Asia 04 May 2010

South Asia is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing mobile markets, surpassing traditional media like television, radio, printed press and newer media like the internet. And mobile platforms are becoming the natural choice for extending digital services – SMS and basic voice to smart phones and enterprise workflow. Mobile is the choice for new content and services. APC member Digit...

Rural communication: Is there still a need for telecentres now that there are mobile phones?
Rural communication: Is there still a need for telecentres now that there are mobile phones? 27 October 2008

Following the initial rush of Information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) projects in rural Africa, many did not yield the anticipated outcomes, and interest has been dying down. People then began talking about “sustainable ICT” projects, in which it was understood that projects would become self-sufficient after their initial donor-led investment and set-up period. ...

MobileActive08
MobileActive08 30 June 2008

MobileActive08 is the largest event to date focused on mobile technology for social development. This global gathering brings together practitioners, researchers, technologists, and donors interested in the use and application of mobile technology for social impact. At MobileActive08 participants will explore how mobile phones are effectively used to advance civil society work, assess the curre...

The 4th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM 2008)
The 4th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM 2008) 02 March 2008

WiCOM serves as a forum for wireless communications researchers, industry professionals, and academics interested in the latest development and design of wireless systems. In 2008, WiCOM will be held in Dalian, China. You are invited to submit papers in all areas of wireless communications, networking, mobile computing and applications.